The Book of the Navajo

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Holloway House Publishing, 2001 - Social Science - 496 pages
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Contents

Dine The People 1 The Navajos An Introduction to the People
3
Athapascan Ancestors
7
The Beautiful Rainbow of the Navajo
13
Handiwork of the Gods
33
The World is Holy
45
Navajo Legends
53
The First World of the Navajo
55
The Navajo Story of Creation
58
The New Men
213
The Death of Narbona
237
Calhouns War on the Navajos
254
Fort Defiance
266
The Fearing Time
303
The Long Walk
321
Manuelitos War
323
The Civil War in New Mexico
341

How The Mexicans Came to Be
80
The Tale of Coyote the Troublemaker
86
The Hero Twins
102
How The People Came to Dinetah
129
Strangers in the Land
137
The Spaniards Enter New Mexico
139
The Colonization of New Mexico
155
The Conquest of the Pueblos
171
Lords of the Earth
181
The Burning Ground
197
The Navajos and the American Conquest
199
The Rope Thrower
349
Bosque Redondo
362
The Return to Dinetah
376
The Way Back
389
Lawbreakers and Peacemakers
391
Learning Paper
406
A Crowded Land
420
Between Two Worlds
435
The Navajos Help Themselves
452
The Navajos Today
459
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About the author (2001)

Raymond Locke (1936-2002) was an editor, historian, and the author of The Book of the Navajo; Sweet Salt: Navajo Folklore and Mythology; and Seldom Sung Songs. He also presented lectures throughout the US regarding Native American history. Additionally, Locke served as a member of the Navajo Tribal Ad Hoc Committee, the Urban Indian Development Association, and the American Indian Scholarship Fund.

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